Open funding opportunities – see what’s new this week!

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This post is updated weekly. Please share this information with community partners who may be interested. To find additional OPEN opportunities, which may have tight deadlines, or to see past funding announcements, visit the Funding Opportunities thread in the Forum [members only].

  • UPDATE: Tobacco-Free Generation Campus Initiative (TFGCI) Grant Program. Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Cancer Society has stopped accepting new applications. The request for applications issued previously with a deadline of June 15, 2020, has been cancelled until further notice.
  • UPDATE: CityHealth Funding Opportunity for mid-sized and smaller cities. CityHealth has now closed the recruitment phase of the pilot but would like to stay in touch with leaders from smaller cities looking to create health policy changes. Sign up here to stay updated on further support.
  • Community Food Projects (CFP) Competitive Grants – USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. NIFA’s Community Food Projects (CFP) intends to fund two types of grants: Community Food Projects (CFP) and Planning Projects (PP). CFP supports the development of projects with a one-time infusion of federal dollars to make such projects self-sustaining. Public food program service providers, tribal organizations, or private nonprofit entities, including gleaners (see Definitions in the RFA) are eligible to apply. Application Deadline: June 3, 2020.
  • Action for Healthy Kids Grants. Multiple grant opportunities with the goal of providing schools the resources for students to eat better, stay physically active and be better prepared to learn. The grant application period has been extended to August 31, 2020, though they will be reviewing grant applications on a rolling basis.
  • Good Sports Grants. Good Sports offers equipment grants which serve youth in economically disadvantaged areas of the country. Good Sports works directly with the sporting goods industry to obtain a variety of athletic gear, apparel and footwear. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis (No deadline). 
  • Greenfields School Incentive Program. Greenfields’ created the School Incentive Program to help schools address student fitness levels. Greenfields’ School Incentive Program provides matching grants of up to 50% for qualifying public and private schools, colleges, and universities. Grants are given in the form of in-kind donations of additional fitness equipment. Municipalities and counties are also eligible to apply for projects utilizing joint use areas. (No deadline posted). 
  • Math & Movement Active Classroom Workshop Grant. This active classroom grant will provide 6 hours of professional development in movement-based learning. The total value of the grant is $4,697. Teachers will learn kinesthetic strategies for linking content areas with physical activity. We will cover concepts including fractions, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction, place value, telling time, geometry, skip counting, money, positive/negative numbers, factoring, graphing, symmetry, rounding, decimals, percentages, and more. (No deadline posted). 

If you know of an open funding opportunity that may be of interest to the OK In the Know community, tell us about it! Post a comment below, add it to the Funding Opportunities thread in the Forum [members only] or contact us.

Looking for other ideas?

Click here for a list of funders that may offer grant money or other support for improving community health & wellness in Oklahoma.


  1. Since the funding opportunities thread is no longer receiving new posts, here is one:

    2017 Community Change Micro Grants
    Deadline: Applications are due by November 10th at 5pm Eastern

    America Walks is “extending a round of community change micro grants to individuals and communities interested in improving the public sphere for walking or helping to make walking more commonplace. The program awards up to $1,500 to fund or help to catalyze smaller-scale, low-cost projects and programs that increase the prevalence of walking.”


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